Church News

To suggest news or article ideas for the website, send us an email at news@ucccharlotte.org.

To schedule events on the church calendar, contact us at office@ucccharlotte.org.


Saturday, November 9 9 am-2 pm a Cookie Walk of holiday style cookies line the center of the Crafts from the Congregation Craft Lounge and you are invited to fill a clam shell container of whatever selection of cookies you … Continue reading

The annual holiday tradition Festival of Trees will be Friday, Nov 29 5-9pm,  Saturday, Nov 30 12-5pm. The festival is a display of themed Christmas trees that are sold silent auction style. Visitors wander through the forest of trees with … Continue reading

JOIN us for the November Movie Event as a celebration of Mexican holiday “Dia de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead), observed in Mexico between Oct. 31st and Nov. 2nd. This is a time of prayer and remembrance of friends and family members who have died. Continue reading

Pastoral Search Team continues to gather information and opinions from the congregation for the Local Church Profile document. Thank you to all who completed yellow page surveys. Continue reading

It’s been nearly 2 1/2 years since the church first purchased the next door bank property. Look at the progress we’ve made in that time. (Special thanks to Ramona Kime for the progress pictures.) Continue reading

As part of the Open and Affirming process the ONA team has crafted a “Welcoming Statement for First Congregational Church of Charlotte”. The congregation voted Oct 27, 2019 to adopt and embrace the message presented in the Welcoming Statement. Continue reading

Here’s the massive truth everyone is avoiding. In the 4th Century one enclave of Christianity made a deal with Caesar. They exchanged the teachings of Jesus for a mythical Greek Christ. Join us at anypoint in our journey with Curt into Historical study of Christianity and our faith growth. Continue reading

It began as The Mitten Tree. Outreach Board wished to keep the giving tree concept growing. For August and September we are collecting non-perishable food and personal care items to donate to Helping Hands for when they move into their new building. In March 2019 we assembled 70 shoeboxes of games, toys, small individual wrapped snacks for our “Shoebox Ministry”.  Shoe boxes are entertainment for children not lucky enough for a family vacation over spring break.  We will continue this in 2020 and now is a good time to look for items as school  supplies will be on sale as well as summer toys. Continue reading

In case you ever wondered, First Congregational has handicap accessibility.  From our Welcome Page: Both of our buildings are handicap accessible. The main building has a newly remodeled ramp on its northwest corner, and features an elevator inside the building. … Continue reading